Jonathan Parker




  • 2016

    • Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA (upcoming Oct. 29 – Dec. 31)
    • Mohr Art Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA
  • 2011

    On The Commons, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010

    • John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York
    • Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2005

    Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2004, 2001

    Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1994

    Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • 1992

    Galerie Eylau '5, Berlin, Germany
  • 1990

    LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1986

    Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 1985

    LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA


  • 2016

    Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Luis Castro / Jonathan Parker, Chatham, NY
  • 2016

    San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Found/Made, San Jose, CA
  • 2011

    • Marc Chagall Museum, Wanderer Ship, Vitebsk, Belarus
    • Jack Fischer Gallery, The Collage show, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010

    Oakland Museum, Gallery of California Art, Oakland, CA
  • 2008

    Jack Fischer Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA
  • 2007

    Long Beach Arts, Works on Paper, Long Beach, CA
  • 2006

    Montclair Gallery, Man’s Best Friend, Oakland, CA
    de Soto, Best of Show, Los Angeles, CA
    Jack Fischer Gallery, OOTOE, San Francisco, CA
  • 2004

    Jan Baum Gallery, New Talent and Familiar Faces, Los Angeles, CA
    Hanger #5, Hamilton Field, Anne Frank, No More Scapegoats, Novato, CA
  • 2003

    Braunstein/Quay Gallery, Branch Out, San Francisco, CA
  • 2000

    Contemporary Museum, Snapshot, Baltimore, MD
  • 1999

    Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Bow Wow, Walnut Creek, CA
  • 1998

    LewAllen Contemporary, Crossing Cultures, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1997

    Greg Kucera Gallery, Civil Progress: Life in Black America, Seattle, WA
    Mary Ryan Gallery, Civil Progress: Images of Black America, New York, NY
  • 1996

    Berkeley Art Center, Innocence, the Promise of Life, Berkeley, CA
  • 1995

    Robischon Gallery, Group Show, Denver, CO
    Intersection for the Arts, 30th Anniversary Show, San Francisco, CA
  • 1994

    Oakland Museum, 25 Years of Collecting California, Oakland, CA
  • 1993

    MIA Gallery, Northwest and Beyond: Work by self-taught artists, Seattle, WA
    San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, Domestic Tranquility
  • 1992

    S.F. Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, Eccentric Visions
    Transamerica Pyramid, Putting on the Dog, San Francisco, CA
  • 1994

    Oakland Museum, 25 Years of Collecting California, Oakland, CA
  • 1991

    One Market Plaza, Reigning Cats & Dogs, San Francisco, CA
  • 1990

    Creative Growth Art Center, Annual Staff/Client Show, Oakland, CA
  • 1989

    Arts Council of San Mateo County, Bay Arts ’89, Belmont, CA
  • 1989

    Arts Council of San Mateo County, Bay Arts ’89, Belmont, CA
  • 1988

    Market Five Gallery, 2 Person Exhibition, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987

    Primitivo Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA
  • 1986

    Riverside Art Museum, All California Biennial, Riverside, CA
  • 1984

    LIMN Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA
  • 1983

    Berkeley Art Center, Annual Juried Exhibition, Berkeley, CA


  • 2004

    Painting Residency, Djerassi Residency Artists Program, Woodside, CA
  • 2002

    Artist in Residency, Kala Institute (Printmaking), Berkeley, CA
  • 2000

    Painting Fellowship, Djerassi Residency Artists Program, Woodside, CA
  • 2000

    Painting Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • 1999

    Painting Residency, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
  • 1999

    Affiliate Artist Program, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
  • 1998

    Painting Fellowship / Residency,Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 1987

    San Francisco Bay Regional Painting Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA


  • Davis, Allison. Fictional portraits by Jonathan Parker, Escape Into Life, March 29,2011.
  • Vogel, Traci. Josedgardo Granados and Jonathan Parker, San Francisco Weekly, January 20, 2010, San Francisco, CA.
  • Gottlied, Shirle. Long Beach Arts mounts crowd-pleasing ‘Works on Paper,’ Long Beach Press-Telelgram, August 31, 2007, Longe Beach, CA
  • New American Paintings, Number 55, Pacific Edition, published December, 2004.
  • Baker, Kenneth. When canvas is as important as the painting: Jonathan Parker at Braunstein/Quay.. San Francisco Chronicle, January 17, 2004, San Francisco, CA.
  • Baker, Kenneth. Parker Solo. San Francisco Chronicle, September 8, 2001, San Francisco, CA
  • Thym, Jolene. Arf Gallery, Bow Bow! It’s a Dog’s Life. Oakland Tribune, November 20, 1999, page C1, Oakland, CA
  • Baker, Kenneth. Parker turns abstract. San Francisco Chronicle, May 22, 1999, page E1, San Francisco, CA
  • Tobin, Richard. Crossing Cultures. The Magazine, June, 1998, page 35, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • MacNeil, William. ‘Crossing Cultures’ provides impetus for art show, The Santa Fe New Mexican, May, 1, 1998, page 38, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Hackett, Regina. Civil Progress marches triumphantly through 60 years of black history. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 7, 1997, page 20, Seattle, Washington.
  • Updike, Robin. Ambitious show honors Life in Black America. The Seattle Times, March 2, 1997, Seattle, WA
  • Bravo, Armando Alvarez. Dos Mundos en una calle. El Nuevo Herald, July 23, 1993, page 21D, Miami, Florida.
  • Tanaka, Hiroko. Jonathan Parker, Quiet Moment. Illustration, No. 75, 1992-4, pages 24-27, 50-53, Tokyo, Japan.


  • Oakland Museum, Oakland, California